Engraving montage of signers of The Declaration of Independence


From Madison Historical Society

Date manufactured/created
1841
Date manufactured/created
Curatorial Description
Engraving of The Declaration of Independence with an engraving of the signing with text and pictures of signers.  Border of engraving is surrounding by small circular images of some signers and State seals. Formally entered into copyright 1841 by the Franklin Print Co.  Engraved by D. Kimberly, lettered by J.B. Bolton.  Frame is pine painted to imitate rose wood. Wood backing has a handwritten message in cursive by Elizabeth S. Platt, reading, "1922 This engraving was thrown out with waste papers from the attic of Mrs. Artiseme Skinner-Spencer - Guilford CT. Was rescued by Elizabeth Skinner Platt - Madison, CT. The frame was given by: Mr. Edgar G. Nalins - East River CT - and the framed engraving placed in the Madison Historical Society. July 1922, E.S.P." ; H: 11 7/8" W: 9 7/8" (sight) H: 15 1/8" W: 13 1/8" in frame.
Dimensions
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Measurement Types: Item (Overall)
Accession/ID number
22.1